Do you have boxes and albums and envelopes full of photos that you took long ago or that you inherited and promised that you would scrap someday?
Well to help you arrive at someday here is a little bit of motivation that might help.
Jon this challenge and scrap those wonderful old photos
we are using photos from any decade
you can use pages that you did recently
***Please make sure to Allow Public Embedding****
You may use this for other challenges too
Digi is ok too
may scrap as many as you want & post them here.
IDEAS for April
You do not need to use the ideas
Whatever you scrap this month will be wonderful!
1857 Albert Douglas patented a ladies bustle.. do a page with a womens bustle in your family... or do a page about womens fashion over the years.
international tatting day..tatting is the skill of making delecate elegant tatted lace. it was enjoyed by thousands of people. did your relative tatt? do a page
1877 Ole Evinrude invented the outboard marine engine. do a page about your family on a boat
1869 Isaac Hodgson got a patent for a roller skate.. I spent many many hours at the roller rink... did any of you skate too? do a page.
it is national kite month.. do a page about kids playing outside.
we have zoo lovers day do a page about your family at the zoo.
we have kiss your mate day, lovers day & husband appreciation day... do a page about some beautiful lovers in your line.
we have Patriots day.. some people know little or nothing about Patriots day.. for the New Englanders, the birthplace of the American Revolutionary War. it is a big big day in the New England states with a day off work for many. this day commemorates the battle of Lexington & Concord on April 19, 1775. this battle began the American Revolutionary War. it also commemorates the midnight ride of Paul Revere. on this evening, patriot Paul Revere rode through town warning the colonists that the red coats are coming.
were any of your ancestors in the Revolutionary War? do a page about it.
we have Winston Churchill day. this celebrates the day he was made an honorary U.S. citizen in 1963 by President John F Kennedy. he was not present to receive this award. only a handfull of people have been accorded this honor what does it take to receives this award? you have to have made an extaordinary acclomplishments or contributions in your life and then a law must be drafted and voted upon by the U.S. Senate.
do a page about your family member that was in WW II.
we have hair style appreciation day remember all the hair styles that we had over the years for men or woman? do a page about one of them
we have national sibling day..a day to honor siblings in your family.
1867 Wilbur & his brother Orville invented the airplane which they called the flying machine. were any of your family pilots ? do a page
1806 Isanbard Kingdom Brunel invented the 1st trans atlantic steamer. did any of your ancestors come to this country by boat? do a page
1973 Francis W. Dorion got a patent for a dual razor blade assembly. it was the 1 ever multi blade. do a page about a handsome man in your line
we have girl scout leader day. which recognizes & honors the many adult volunteers to the girl scout program who make the program a success. my mom was a leader for me & I was one for my daughter. were any of you girl scouts? do a page.
we have international guitar month. did anyone in your family play? do a page. my brother taught me to play when I was a kid. he also taught my son who plays beautifully as well as the whole family too
we also have 8 track tape day. brings back fond memories of the 60s & 70s. during this time 8 track tapes ruled the music world.Americas love for the automobiles was a driving force in creating the demand for musical cassete formats. for those who grew up in this time an 8 track player in your home & car was an essential. it was later replaced by the cassette. 8 track tapes were created by jet maker William Lear. do a page about your favorite 8 tracks.
we have look alike day.. do a page about your ancestors and your other family members.
we have hug an Australian day. were any of your ancestors from Austraiia? do a page
we have national tartan day..celebrates Scottish heritage & the distinct pattern. when we see tartan we think of Scotland on this day in 1322 the Scottish declaration of independance was signed. there are many celebrations.
we also have tweed day celebrates the warm fashionable clothing that originated in Scotland
were any of your ancestors from Scotland? do a page
we have Babe Ruth day...he was the 1st sports superstar.my cousin was Charlie Root who pitched for the Chicago Cubs. he hated Babe Ruth cause during a game Babe pointed 2 fingers to the center fieild and hit a home run in the center field. Ruth would confirm that he called the home run...Charlie Root said that he pointed 2 fingers to show that he had 2 strikes on him and had 1 left.. this went to the press...decades later people still wonder. Ruth had a movie out that showed the lie. Charlie Root spent years trying to get the truth out with articles & book. he said he gave his life to baseball & people only think of this.
do a page about your family at a baseball game.
1897 Simon Lake got a patent for an even keel submarine.
we have submarine day
were any of your relatives on a submarine? do a page
Anchors Aweigh was copyrighted by Chas. A Zimmerman who served as a bandmaster director of the U S Naval acadamny band. Anchors Aweigh was adopted as the official Navy song.
were any of your relatives in the Navy? do a page
1782 German educator Friedrich Frobel invented Kindergarten. we also have Kindergarten day. do a page a family members school
1821 Linus Yale was an ameircan portrait painter & invented the Yale cylynder lock. do a
page about a family members high school
we have Good Friday which is the friday before Easter sunday...Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter. we have Easter Sunday. do a page about your familys Easter celebration.
we have Passover..the celebration of the freeing of the Jews from Egyptian rule around 3000 years ago. do a page about a Passover celebration in your family
we have Keep America beautiul month, garden week, international plant appreciation day lawn & garden month do a page about some beautiful gardens in your family
we have arbor day..celebrated since 1872 began in Nebraska cause it used to be treeless. today is a day to plant trees. do a page about some beautiful trees
1873 Eli Janney got a patent for an automatic railroad car coupling.. do a page about a family member on a train trip
1908 Leonard Dyer got a patent for an automobile transmission
1935 Joseph Ledwinka got patent for vehicle wheel construction for automobiles
1875 Walter Chrysler founded the Chrysler car company
do a page about a family car
we have read a road map week do a page about a family road trip
we have tell a story day did any of your family member tell good stories? do a page
we have international juggling day usually at Circuses or carnivals. do a page About your family at the circus or carnival
we have international childrens book day & school librarian day... name a book that you loved as a child
we have library week & national library day.. did anyone in your family love going to the library? do a page
we have scrabble day.. Alfred Moser Butt invented this game... there were many victims in.americas great depression in 1929 but an1933 out of work architect invented a game that would lift the spirit of millions. did anyone in your family play scrabble? do a page
we have world laboratory day. did anyone in your family work in one
we have international fun at work day, don't go to work unless its fun day secretarys day and take your daughter to work day, national walk to work day do a page about a family members work
we have newspaper columnist day & hug a newsman day
did anyone in your family work at a newspaper? do a page
1. groovy Deborah
3. gluemore girl Maria
4. boricupr Linda